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    February 6, 2013
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>> today who talking about an important change to our national delivery system. over the past couple of years we have been advancing this idea of making changes to our schedules. an important part of our strategy and returning back to financial stability. we are out a point where it is necessary to make that move. i would like to spend a couple minutes discussing the financial reasons for this delivery schedule change. and since 2008 we have seen a steady decline and the united states mail. people pay their bills on line. it is simple, easy and free. you cannot beat free.
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on the other hand, people do not like to receive a hard copy bills and statements. the fact that businesses continue to send mail to the home it shows that people really do value the mail that they received. they make their payments on line though. this has put tremendous financial pressure on the postal service. the biggest question is can we add that to these changes in the marketplace? this results and a major and balance between costs and revenue. this past year the postal service posted a financial loss of $15.9 billion. by any measure that is unsustainable and unacceptable. a 15 to $29 billion loss 11.4 billion
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was the amount we were obligated to pay the treasury to cover our health benefits. we went into default on these payments but because we did not have the funds. we operate like a business. we generate all of our business through the sales of our businesses. we do not retain the tax dollars. we also do not have a way to reduce the cost of the way the business works. to get some perspective of our situation, a typical large organization would have cash on hand or borrowing ability. and october of this year the postal service has up to four days of cash on hand. that is a scary business fsituation for a business to
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be in. we face some major hurdles to return to financial stability. we need to generate nearly $20 billion in cost reduction and revenue increased and close the budget cap and be able to repay our debt. this is why we have been directed to take every necessary step to continue our operations. we will be accelerating these efforts moving forward. since 2006 we have made tremendous cost reductions. we have laid off people. reduced the cost
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line by $15 billion. we consolidated over 200 processing facilities and deleted routes. i of another organization public or private backing claim that a comparable level of cost reduction. this is all while still continuing to achieve high levels of performance. despite all of these efforts we still have a large budget gap. today we are announcing that we're moving forward with the change to our national delivery schedule. the new delivery schedule will result in a $2 billion annual cost reduction. it is an important part of our
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return to financial stability. beginning the week of august 5th this year the postal service delivery schedule will consist of six days of a package delivery and five days of mail delivery. the past years we have proposed moving to a five day schedule for both male and packages. our new approach is based on a great deal of customer influence we have heard over the last six or seven months. there is a strong demand for package delivery on saturday. what we are announcing today is not complicated. there will be no changes in terms of post office hours. we will continue to deliver mail to post office boxes on saturdays, that is important for a number of businesses. regular mail will run on monday through friday and we
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will not deliver regular post mail on saturday. >> the home delivery of saturday mail coming to and and and august. jackie sissel is live outside the downtown berkeley post office getting reaction to the big announcement this morning. >> piquancy the model on the side, we can deliver for you but that means five days a week and not on saturday. we are going down to five days of weak the post office lost $16 billion last year. i had a chance to talk to some people out here this morning and some of them will miss the saturday service. >> i think it is a shame. i will miss the mail on saturdays. it seems like we
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need them all. we started e- mail, we have twitter. letter writing is a wonderful form and i do not think e-mail is a replacement for letter writing. >> saturday service is not completely going away, it is only first-class mail. packages will still be delivered on saturday is which is good for most people. the traditional male though, the more. --mail >> temperatures are in the 30's and 40's right now and mid to upper 50s into the afternoon. big changes. wet weather thursday and to friday. full details on that coming up and my next report. >> we have a couple of hot spots developing. what i
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concord 680 southbound. a stall big rig just passed to 42. on the northbound side of st. boulevard and accident added to the southbound delays. an accident blocking lanes of 92 to the san mateo bridge westbound at florida road. >> we continue to follow the latest of trading. the dow is off about 37 points, 13,942. we flirted with 40,000 yesterday and the way future trading was going and look like you're going that way. we are off to a negative start. both trading with losses at the start of the hour. >> a live look from our mt. tam cam. this is a nice shot. there are some clouds in the distance and we do have a change in the weather on the way. we will be right back.
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>> 7:12 a.m.. police say two people were in the truck when it crashed and ended up halfway off the ramp at sprint and against a pillar. this is a fort lauderdale. when the people inside the truck has been transported to a hospital and their condition is still unknown. this happened about 2:00 in the morning. you can really see how lucky this driver was. it's nasa can't
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completely here. two people were inside the truck when it crashed. it ended up halfway across the ramp and rescue crews were brought in to get the people out. authorities say a person's at a second car and all the crash may be injured. it is a pretty amazing shot of an accident this morning in florida. >> 7:13 a.m. and we are going to take a break. we have some problems in the east bay and george will get as caught up on that.
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personal advocate need to be changed? a little catatonic on the sideline. i was anticipating that. sometimes we get emotional. the games are played by emotional people. >> i think he handled that question so calmly, it was time for a tantrum. that is the least of their concerns. by most accounts the 49ers core players and coaching staff are expected to return next year, with the possible exception of farmers starting quarterback alex smith may be headed for a new team. -- former >> george is falling and hot
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spot in the east bay. >> we're looking at a couple of problems both here and in concord and hayward. two separate issues for 680 and the southbound ride. one is a disabled big rig whose brakes locked up. because of the position of it is right at 242. it is affecting the rights coming down from 484. it is backing up the ride there. there's an injury that tree boulevard and it is having a bigger impact on the southbound ride. affecting the commute to the san mateo bridge is a accident was down 92. it blocked three lanes and managed to clear to the shoulder. traffic is backed up to 880 and an 18 minute drive time from the midst of foster city. the bay bridge back up a fairly steady, 16 minutes on the high side. we
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told about the delays getting to the san mateo bridge which means traffic on the span is pretty light. the golden gate bridge ride is an easy one, no delays from marin county across the span. the ride is still a bit delayed for, we don't have that. >> as we take and the clear skies here at the james lick freeway there's a look at downtown san francisco. cool and clear start to the morning 36 and napa up. low '40's east bay shoreline, 41 in redwood city. numbers into the afternoon, temperatures around seasonal. mid to upper 50s at santa clara 57, 58 campbell. plenty of sunshine to go round and the east bay walnut creek 60, 58
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danville, downtown san francisco 56, 57 for petaluma, and that was 60, of santa rosa 60 and 58 in san mateo. we are clear and dry for now but rain will have to the bay area. a cold front will drop through thursday night into friday. future cast seven h m a shows light rain along the coastline. 2:00 p.m. it will start to shift east and south. cold temperatures are associated with this cold front. not too much rain but it is relatively widespread. headed into friday's other brand for the southern half of the bay area. not too much moisture, to sense of an answer rain but we still
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have the dry's january we have seen on record. we are back in 60 degree territory as we start the next work week. that's get a quick look at the snowbound .com sierra tahoe base of 30 to 89 in., north star of base of 36 to 79. squaw valley a base of 23 to 95 in.. >> if you are thinking about getting away, now is the time and act fast because southwest is rolling out a special on flights based on distance. you have to do that by tomorrow. $49 each way if you are flying 500 mi. or less. $89 each way if
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is fishing nets. >> 7:23 a.m. and we will be back in a couple of minutes. this is the walnut creek cam and traffic on 680 is nice and light. we're looking at a pretty nice day to day before we have a chance of rain later on this week. we will be right back.
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>> we just lost our live shoot of denver colorado but there were three people killed in a shooting this morning including two children. this happened in the south east of downtown denver. the shooting happened just as we were waiting for the press conference to get under way. this is mike thompson, he is the chairman of the house of gun violence prevention. is getting together with members of congress including one of the victims of the aurora, colorado movie theater shooting. we will follow the latest will we get more details. >> the boy scouts of america could vote today on whether to open organization to gain members and leaders. bsa said last week that it was considering allowing troops to decide whether to allow the membership. the
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organization's national executive board is meeting in private today in irving texas. they're expected to make a possible announcement announcement. it's the cause of brazil topic has been and the news for a while and here is their reaction from kron4 facebook page this morning. and he says it might put youngsters in danger, a bad idea. paul says just because you're gay doesn't make a pedophile. that is discrimination at its worst, get real people. renee says if they want me to buy or don't eat anything to them they will grow up. they need to open up the organization to all. >> it is 7:27 a.m. and we want to remind you after the kron4 morning news you can watch dr. phil. today as a man arrested for two murders just before his wedding. his fiancee is now charging facing charges of being accessories. did she help him cover up the crime? dr.
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>> breaking news story we're following oakland fire in oakland pd and alameda county fire are on the scene that a bomb threat at 5885 hollis street and emeryville. it is an office building and is now being evacuated. the bomb squad is in route. there's a bomb threat, we do not know how it was called and. we will have a live report as soon as our crews get to the scene. >> we're looking at three problems in the east bay. at
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this date 680 and the ride through concord southbound also affecting the ride on 242. backed up into martina's on 680. backed up into concord on 242 southbound. this able as big rig on the interchange. the northbound accident has been cleared from the lanes. there is an accident on 6 a south backing up the ride adding about six minutes to the commute time from mlb is out of dublin. 18 minute trip from the san mateo bridge because of an accident that klauer the road. is backing up traffic on 880 southbound. >> today is definitely colder than yesterday morning. temperatures in the mid-30s in some spots concord 38, 41 oakland. temperatures are cooler and we have big changes to talk about headed into the afternoon. wet weather also on the way thursday into friday. full details on your extended forecast coming up and my next report.
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>> this just and another breaking news story we're following we just got word from the boys scouts they are delaying any decision as to whether not to all-out days scouts until may. a lot of pressure put on the boy scouts lately including 1.4 million signatures that were just delivered to the boy scouts as they're having their three day national meeting and irving texas. the boy scouts will not be making a decision as to whether not they will allow they scouts into the boy scouts of america up and sell may. we will follow the latest. everyone expected a decision to be made this morning but they just announced moments ago they will not be making a decision until may. >> palo alto police are investigating an attempted kidnapping and one of the city's quiet neighborhoods. police say an 11 year-old girl was riding her bike monday afternoon on emerson
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the street when a man was yelling obscenities at her. he ran out into the middle of the street and tried to grab her. the girl was able to get away on her bike and went home to tell her parents. palo alto police say they're taking the incident very city seriously. >> anytime a child was involved, especially in 11 year-old girl. many of us have kids ourselves and this is not something we want happening anywhere in palo alto or in any city in the bay area. it is scary. we do not know what this man's true motivation was. that is of most concern. >> here is the police sketch the suspect they're looking for is described as a white man in his 30's, about 140 to 160 lbs., a balding, light-colored hair and round glasses. >> i'll need a county fire
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crews remain on the scene at a house on the san leandro waterfront where they put out a one alarm fire earlier this morning. it have on the corner of marina boulevard and neptune drive. they came in just before 5:00 this morning. so far, no reports of any injuries. 2 men have been arrested in connection with the burglary and los altos. a witness called police after he said he saw the suspects burglarize a stolen union. the suspects fled in a dark colored pickup truck. officers located the vehicle shortly afterward. both men are facing a number of theft related charges including conspiracy and possession of stolen property. >> the city of richmond is in the running for $1 million federal grant to start and neighborhood revitalization program. the program would target neighborhood struggling with theft, prostitution and a blight. richmond police
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chief chris magness believes the city is a good position to beat one of the six cities nationwide that when the grant. targeted neighborhoods for the program include building woods, the 23rd street corridor, and the area around richmond high school. >> some drivers near concord encountered a strange traffic hazard on the road tuesday. a camel named rudy and escaped its wire enclosure and wandered onto the road. these are pictures from clay court .com. the camel was hit by many van driver but got up and start walking around again. people got out on the road for several hours trying get ready back to safety. no motorists were injured and that there was this this was the second time the camel escape its inclosure. >> under legislation proposed by the mayor, thousands of sampras is the property owners would be forced to retrofit older structures vulnerable to
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earthquakes. the city has identified more than 4500 buildings that need it retrofits and a voluntary program hasn't worked. it would cost property owners $60,000 to $130,000 for each a seismic upgrade. >> a live look from our mt. tam cam, cold out there and george has a couple of hot spots in the east bay. we will get you caught up in just a little bit. you can't move the tv there.
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>> a breaking news story a bomb threat for an office building in everett emeryville. this is at 5885 hollis street. the building has been evacuated. this is on how was just north of powell. oakland fire, but oakland beat the and the alameda county fire are on the scene and about what it's an route. becker headed to the scene and will bring
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you more information as soon as it comes and. >> oracle's team usa is back in training, three and a half months after being heavily damaged when their catamaran capsized in sampras's go bay. here's video of the 72 ft. vessel returning to the water. the 11 person crew to get out monday running through test and various exercises to get back up to speed. oracle had to wait for new wing sail to arrive by ship from new zealand before could sail again. team usa ' s scabbard says it was fantastic to be out again. >> this is essentially a new boat. it is pretty exciting. we went to max low and it is pretty exciting for everyone. >> love the accident, the teen usa. -- accent
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>> the boat capsized october 16th, of tumbling start over about. it was caught in a strong and tied and swept more than 4 mi. past the golden gate bridge. believe the time cup for challengers start july 4th on stanford's as the bay with the winner facing oracle and its 34th america's cup beginning september 7th. . when company has run has announced changes to the monopoly game tokens. they will eliminate the iron token and had a cat peace. fans will be able to vote between the shoot and a wheelbarrow and online contest. this is the first time that fans were able to weigh in on the change to the game tokens. >> it's kind of like having
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a washboard. the iron? the wheel barrow? >> 7:42 a.m. and we are going to take a quick break. we have a couple of spots hot spots in the east bay and george will get you updated and a moment.
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and we are still looking at a few slow spots. 680 is probably one of the worst still because of a disabled big rig. there are a couple of accidents on 680, the latest of which is southbound at st. boulevard. it is on the shoulder but adding to the delayed coming down from martina's on 680 and from concord on 242. the disabled big rig had its brakes locked up for nearly an hour now id has been blocking the right lane just passed a connection between 242 and 680 southbound. better news for the ride on 680 this accident cleared to the shoulder. it is still slow from stone ridge southbound getting into mlb this is going at about 89 minutes to your drive time. the commute to the san mateo bridge is slow because of an earlier occurring accident at colander road. the left traffic backed up on 880 southbound. it is left drive * 18 minutes on instead of the usual 11. where is a
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fairly light traffic as we move toward 8:00. drive times are about 14 to 16 minutes. the san mateo bridge because of the problems are still light. the ride to the golden gate bridge is problem free southbound 1 01 but there are delays in north marin. >> a very clear shot of the golden gate bridge. temperatures are colder than the past two mornings. concord 37, 41 oakland, mid- 40s in the city. into the afternoon plenty of '50s to go around. mountain view 58, 57 fremont, 58 mill pitas, 59, dean valley. walnut creek 59, 57 castro valley, downtown san francisco mid-50s, 59 and napa. satellite and radar shows we have big changes to
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talk about thursday into friday. cold front will bring light rain to our area, even a thunderstorm and light hail or the coast. by 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning you will see light rain along highway 1, the bay bridge, 1 01 coming out of the north bay. 2:00 p.m. into the afternoon, a dry break for most of us but light rain reported in livermore. fast forwarding to 1:00 a.m. friday morning, rain for the summer have part of the bay area, a moderate at first. lingering showers with the up friday and saturday morning. 7 day around the bay forecast shows dry weather returns saturday into sunday. temperatures back into 60s as we start the next work week. >> good morning gary. >> daria what to do with no football?
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>> we can still talk football because we have kapernick sang is going to be an atlanta. we could talk about how much we should be paying kapernick. >> he be the guide, i will follow. >> i look at his salary and i'm thinking did he really only make 600? with about says it was 1.2. next year 1.3, 1.5. that is low for him. >> i'm more worried about what you are making and what i am making. are you that selfish that you will go for it kapernick? you are a real fan. >> would you think about his " worries says it's hard to haunt me forever and we should have one. i think that was appropriate. >> he is 25 years old. haunting forever? my wife
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screamed at me last night, it will haunt me for about 30 seconds. the want me to feel sorry for somebody? i will fill sorry for the guy who is, you know on his last legs. >> you are always teasing me about feeling sorry for them. >> they are multi millionaires. they make a million dollars a year. >> what about facflacco? >> i'm not worried about him either. 18.3 5 million is what he should make. i don't feel sorry for him though. the realize what his taxes are going to be? >> phil mickelson can tell him all about it. it will be horrible.
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>> i don't mean to be so flip bed. these guys lost the football game. a single mother wit of five without a job and i'm worried about kapernick? you don't care about the real working people. you are an elitist. >> i am in your world now. >> thank you. >would you rather be kapernick with his future or someone else who says hey i did not lose yesterday? >> i would thought you were going asked what i rather be kapernick or flacco smar? >> i don't want to eat either of them. i think kapernick is the most exciting person in football.
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>> will pay that way. well paid >> they are paying you because they have to. >>flacco took flak i guess for lack of better words. the idea was well thought out. people but it was idiotic to have these superable next year and the cold weather, new jersey. now everyone speaking out about the power outage. what now they are saying? what if something goes wrong? >> let's just cancel football.
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>> i am serious. what about the cold? what about the snow. >> i heard there are not even going to have a halftime show. >> 0 our think about this very they have the super bowl, it was there dumb decision to have it in the cold weather. for the entertainment? they take the home cities of both teams and have and your regular concerts and those cities and broadcast it. you cut away during halftime to your home team shows right? that much does that take the spirit of the halftime show away?
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>> you guys in the stadium don't care about half time. they were just a bit to keep people from turning. >> they said that if you weren't there you didn't get the full effect from beyonce ' as overproduced show. all she did was a bump and grind and sang. >> i'd love it! >> if i had to take one of the three, kelly rowland. >> i love how you guys always think you have a choice. it will never have been.happened. >> i am a happily married
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news out of emeryville, where a building is being evacuated right now after a bomb threat. a live report coming up. >>, across 4 morning news the boys out the lay a decision on whether to allow homosexuals out. have to give awaplus the latest now froe cash strapped postal service that affects you. local reaction to the in the saturday service. >> of 680 southbound at the 242 interchange traffic is backing up at 68 is out back up to high way 4 of 242. there is an additional accident in the south bound direction that has added to the delays. >> we are slow from dublin to decisinole.
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>> traffic recovering on 92 westbound an earlier accident has been cleared from the traffic lanes but has affected the ride on 80 southbound. 18 minutes and the drive time for the san mateo bridge. >> erica. >> temperatures are holding on to '30's but no fog to contend with. we will see sunshine into the afternoon. temperatures around seasonal. fifties for everyone. cooler air and wet weather potentially incom thunderstorms and hail a potentially coming up in my next forecast. >> an office building has been evacuated because of a bomb threat. our solo reporter has arrived on the scene. jackie what have you learned? >> this is a university of berkeley building part of a laboratory. it is a
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satellite building owned by the university. the street has been closed off. the building has been evacuated. the police are out here. emeryville and berkeley police. we saw canine units walking around the perimeter of the building. because this is a university of berkeley building the university police of the lead investigators. we do not have a lot of informations other than the building at lawrence berkeley laboratory building there was a bomb threat call into the building. the building has been evacuated. >> the streets around the building have also been shut down. we have calls into the university police spoke person. we are hoping to get information about what happened and what initiated this completed evacuation of the building. >> will hold for around the
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building will be shut down for some time. >> kron fours jackie sissel we will get more information. >> following breaking news out of the boy scouts of america national as-board has delayed a decision on whether to lift its longtime ban on gay scouts and leaders. leaders of the organizations say they need more time to consider the issue. a vote on the matter has now been pushed to may, at the earliest. president obama is in favor of letting a scout joined the organization. >> he has suggested that the organization needs to do that. >> just in to the kron 4 news from more than 200 people are without power in oakland this morning after a truck collided with a power pole. >> it happened just after 7:00 this morning at thirdhand peralta streets. power lines down in the area
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and the surrounding roads are closed. no word on any injuries. >> so far no estimated time of restoration. >> the people pay their bills on line. is free. >> that was the postmaster general speaking live an hour ago announcing that saturday mail delivery will soon be a thing of the past. >> the postal service says it will stop delivering mail to homes and businesses on saturday, uphold the mail will still be delivered to post office boxes. the change is due to take effective august. >> for post offices that an open on saturdays will remain open. and that this will still be delivered on saturdays. the move is an at saving about $2 billion a year. we got a local reaction from the morning's announcement. >> i think it is a bad idea i know all of the new media
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is doing a lot of the mail. to be able to get your mail and to have the mail service function well is a really important value for our society. not everyone does all the media stuff. i think it is a bad idea. i would like to see the post office treated as an important part and structure of our society. >> package deliverers will continue on saturdays package deliveries have increased 14% in the last years. delivery of letters and other mail has declined with the increasing use of e-mail and other internet use. >> bay area headlines today we're expect to get an update from fairfield police about a teenage girl was naked body was found a fearful parks last week.
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>> investigators have released a new photograph of 13 year-old genelle conway allen. authorities believe this image of genelle , allen was captured minutes before she went missing. >> the image was taken from police cameras located at east tabor avenue in grand circle. the manager of a nearby liquor store says he believes he may have seen her in the store before she was found dead. >> i cannot remember it with her or someone that looked like her. >> she was reported missing last thursday by her guardian in a foster home where she lived. >> police say her body was found a little before 7:00 on friday morning. the park is about 3 mi. away from where she was last seen. police are not saying how she died and have no information for us now. >> an update out of the east bay one person rescue from a
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house fire on the san leandro waterfront. >> the fire at the corner of marina boulevard and neptune drives. the victim remains in a hospital their condition is not known right now. fire crews remain on scene to monitor in a hot spots. >> police are investigating a triple homicide that happen in sonoma county. >> it happen at a house on ross station road just outside of sebastopol. >> at this point, investigators say they do not believe this was a murder-suicide adding at least one of the victims' is connected to the home where the shooting happened. >> police said the brother of one of the victims discovered the bodies inside a bedroom for. >> investigators say this was not a random crime but they do not have any suspects in custody. >> will have more and a live report on the uc-berkeley
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tsunami about 5 ft. high have been measured in the area. a tsunami warning is in effect for the solomon islands, but that warning was just can't go elsewhere in south pacific. no threat to the hawaiian islands, alaska or the west coast. >> in florida this morning, one person was killed after a bakery truck was left dangling off the side of highway overpass. >> this happened about 2 this morning in fort lauderdale. the crash said the truck careening into a concrete wall. >> it is stuck there. the firefighters went and got one person out of the truck. another person in the truck was killed. there was another car involved in the crash. it took crews about 90 minutes to make sure the truck would be secure and drag it back onto the road.
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you can see the heavy equipment they used. there was someone pin inside so it took a while to make one rescue and another person died. >> following the latest out of southern california where officials have confirmed the death toll in the tour bus accident has risen by one to limit total of eight people. >> state and federal officials are continuing to investigate the breaks of the bus as they try to figure out why the driver lost control of the two lane highway near yucapia and slammed into other vehicles. >> the bus was carrying 38 people from tijuan to big bear for a daylong snow trip. >> again the death toll in the crash is now increased by one to a new total of eight people. >> next on the kron 4
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58:16:16. >> and a couple of accidents 1 northbound and one south bound. traffic is way behind schedule. a drive time coming out of wanting is to walnut creek should take about seven minutes. it about 12 now twice the normal commute time. >> for still delayed for the sinole grade. 68 is out back up to dublin interchange as the 580 interchange. also the ride on a four--there was glass on the road from the southbound 680 crash. >> westbound 92 leading to the toll plaza is getting back to normal. there was an accident that backed up the traffic onto a zero. >> there may bridge ride clearing out as it has almost every day for the
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last tent in the 8:00 hour we've seen the end of the back up. >> the san mateo bridge is growing arole in normal. a 11-12 minutes drive time. be >> caltran is looking at delays and non commute direction affecting southbound trains to san jose and san francisco. been a check of the weather here is erica. good morning george. it is calleold. >> we're holding on mid to upper '30's. concord 38. 39 in livermore. in the mid '40's for san francisco and 43 in hayward. >> your afternoon highs show temperatures are seasonal. sunshine and blue skies.
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will be dry today. temperatures in the upper 50s to the south bay. san jose 58. 57 for sunnyvale and santa clara. >> walnut creek at 59. 56 for alameda.downtown san francisco at 56 degrees. 57 for petaluma and san raphael. >> the light and radar shows clear, dry conditions over the bay area. a cold front will drop down impacting us into the overnight hours and waking up tomorrow morning. >> a little bit of rain is associated with the system. a lot of cool air. instability which could produce thunderstorms. maybe hail of the coastal waters. >> 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning light rain along the coastline impacting your right on highway 1. could see some light rain around the heart of the bay in over the bay bridge toll plaza. >> 101 approach in the
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golden gate bridge there will be rain. the showers will continue to shift south and east by 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon. >> if you are not experiencing rain you will experience cool air and a lot of cloud cover. as we head into the overnight hours still contending with the rain. becoming we're catching our breath for the north bay some shower activity from the southern half of the bay area. >> 7:00 a.m. friday showers along the coast. >> it will not be a huge rain maker may be too tenths of an inch of rain. depending on how things go from downtown san francisco this could be the driest start to the year on record. >> saturday and sunday sunshine. mid to upper 50s. temperatures are back in 60 degree territory at the start of the next work week. >> that is your forecast. taking it to tahoe. to obama .com as you report no new snow. >> tahoe 32 to 89. >> norstar 60-79 in..
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>> squaw valley a base of 23-95 in.. >> thank you erica. the 49ers are ready to move on. are already thinking and planning ahead to next season. there are clearing out their lockers at team headquarters in santa clara. quarterback colin kaepernick and his teammates could be seen trading autographs and swapping stories about their super bowl odyssey. >> coach jim harbaugh also talked to reporters yesterday at a news conference. when asked about his sideline etiquette here is what he had to say. beatin >> i etiquette. is this an etiquette question? if you are asking is my personal and it to be changed on the sideline i do not anticipate
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that happening. sometimes to get emotional the game is played and coached by emotional people. >> i is there anything about is etiquette as far as press conferences. >> where did that come from. i thought his an answer was good considering he did not jump out and strangle the reporter. >> but most accounts the 49ers corp. lawyers and coaching staff are expected to return next year, with the possible exception of former starting quarterback alex smith, who may be headed to a new team. >> bp has objected to 34 billion oil spill claims sought by state and local government. the company says that amount is over estimated. >> bp has struggle with political, financial and legal fallout ever since
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the april 2010 explosion, which caused the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. >> the $34 billion total is based on claims made last month by alabama, mississippi and florida as well as claims made by louisiana and local governments. >> off the oil company claims the methods used to calculate them to be seriously flawed. >> southwest rolled out a fare sale in which the price of its flights are based on distance. bargain hunters can snag roundtrip fares as low as $98 on short routes. >> regardless of the length of the flight, however, the deal seekers will have to act fast to lock in these prices. southwest sales run only through the end of tomorrow. $49 each way 500 mi. or less. >> $89 each way 501 to 1,000 mi.. >> $119 each way to 1001 to
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1,500 mi.. >> $149 each way more than 1,500 mi.. the sale covers nonstop flights from april 3rd to june 8th. the cheapest sales fares will disappear from flights as they began to sell out. also on the flight are excluded. >> it is a good price. you have to decide now you have to act fast. bags fly free. remember that. 8:23 is the time. we have our eye on the traffic in the weather. as well as a live developing story we are following out of emeryville where they had a bomb threat at a uc berkeley building. evacuation's have happened. the road is blocked off. we will have
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>> good morning the time is 8:26. >> have you ever felt like facebook has too much trauma, or stuff you just don't care about? >> those in some of the reasons facebook users gifford taking a break from the world's biggest social networks site for weeks at a time, according to a new study. >> it sound of some 61% of facebook users had taken a hiatus of at least several weeks for a number of reasons, whether they got
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tired of gossip, or for the arrival of lent . >> we posted the story on our kron 4 face book page and asked if he felt the need to take a break from facebook here's what some of you were saying. >> patti schmidt says yes, due to information overload. like taking a break from watching the news every day. sometimes judges need to focus on yourself and family, and take apart from everything else. >> michelle foley says yes, i get sick of silence doctors and gossip. too much informations. people wanting to be friends just because they once knew you don't know you now. f b is a double edged sword. >> esper carreos haberg says i am very busy and facebook as a diversion. i
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use it for entertainment to stay in touch with family and friends. i do not like to keep my wall claim and positive so i have hidden quite a few of my friends. >> so, will you be taking a break from facebook anytime soon? or maybe you all find necessary to do so join the conversation on facebook .com/kron 4. >> instagram users cannot assess their pictures on line. the web feature now lets users growth through follows posted by accounts they follow. beckham also click on a profile to be more pictures. one feature not available to users is the ability to up load photographs. >> the head of the instagram kevin ststrom says the service has 90 million monthly users with post 40 million images to instagram
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per day. >> we will be back with more on the kron 4 morning
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>> 8:30. we want to update our story in in reemeryville.
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>> to give you more faster, we turn to our teams all reporter jackie sizzlssell. >> i do not have the number of people were evacuated. we received the call at about 7:02 a.m.. >> i cannot give you the specifics of the threat. >> can you specifically talk about the areas that are sectioned off. >> 61st and how wall streehowl >> uc berkeley has facilities on two floors. >> is there a lab or office
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space? >> it is part of a lab. >> i do not have a number of people or who exactly was evacuated. >> again live. livin >> i did not have an eta for open in the streets. there are searching the perimeter of the building. once they finish that will search inside. from there they will determine how long the evacuation and the road closure will be applied. >> the threat was a bomb threat that was planted inside the building. >> it was at one of the university one of the lab locations. >> i cannot levirate at this time it is part of lawrence
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lab. i do not have specifically what they're resurging. >>--i cannot elaborate at this time. >> did someone call 911 and say there was a direct threat to the lab? >> if i cannot give specifics. >> can you tell us if there was a note? >> i cannot give specifics as to the threat itself. >> how will you conduct a search? >> uc berkeley is coordinating the search themselves. they have a number of bomb sniffing dogs that are working. i believe five to six dogs are working now. >> ok jackie. a lot of good information coming from the
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same. i see now you are assuming your camera in the upper part of the building. it sounds as if that is a huge building with 6000 employes. >> is a big building it basically covers a city block. you can see it takes up a full city block. there is also in the middle of it and open a corridor and open kind of courtyard. from what i can see earlier this morning as i drove past as he said part of this is owned by the university of california and apparently the threat was directly related to that part of the building. obviously because of that they had to evacuate the entire building. the university is taking care of the search inside. outside that is the emeryville police department that is why the streets are shut down. >> i am on the other side of
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powell street and cannot see it where i am. >> traditionally we're not even allowed as close as we are now four incidents like this. if i tend to my righpan tt you can see the street is shut down at 59th. the amtrak station is on the other side of the police officer it does not appear to have the effect on the amtrak station. a lot of office buildings in the area will be affected. most importantly the office building itself is basically shut down at this point. >> i do not see any people. that is a lot of people some must be outside some more? >> that is a good question. i got here about 40 minutes ago i thought i would see a lot of people around the area. i have not seen that. i do not know if it was
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called in early and people had not arrived at work or if they were prevented from going to the office at the time of arrival. we do not see a huge amount people standing around. i can show you video i shot earlier. this is video from a about a half an hour ago you can see the bomb sniffing dogs that are running around the perimeter of the building. apparently that is how they firstearch the dogs going around the building checking. apparently that is what they will continue to do until they make entry into the building. >> off thank you jackie. information coming live from jackie sissel on the scene in emeryville. a bomb threat called in. this building has been evacuated it is an active scene. we will tell you if they find anything. george. >> the only traffic implication there would be our major problems would be if powell street was closed
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near 59 unassisted. that is and on and off ramp to interstate 80 east shore freeway. it is a major commuter route in the morning. that he will let us know about that. >> we have been tracking hot spots we're down to just one. we are still recovering here on 680 southbound, and 24 to southbound after a disabled big rig and a number of accidents back up the ride up to high way 4. >> thank you george a quick look at your wednesday weather forecast. sunshine and temperatures on the cooler side. >> we will see mid to upper 50s transitioning into the afternoon. >> wet weather is finally back in the forecast. i will walk you through futurecast 4 in my next report. >> the kron 4 morning news have to take a quick break we will be right back.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. auricles team usa is back ioracles l teaa is back in training, three and a half months after being heavily damaged when their catamaran capsize in san francisco bay. >> here is video of the 72 ft. vessel returned to the water. the 11th person crew
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to get out monday. running for test and various exercise to get back up to speed. oracle had to wait for a new wing to sail to arrive to ship from new zealand before the sail again. team usa skipper says it was fantastic to be back out again. >> the boat capsized on october 16th, tumbling stir over about. it was caught in a strong ebb tide swept more than 4 mi. past the golden gate bridge. the law was the time cup for challenger starts july 4th on san francisco bay, which the winner facing oracle in the 34th america's cup beginning september 7th. >> we talked to jackie sissel regarding the uc- berkeley bomb threat. a lab
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have offices and a threat was called in and made to the offices. there are a couple of different locations within the building related to uc berkeley. we will continue to fall and be back in a couple of minutes. >> off after the kron 4 morning news you can watch dr. phil at 10:00. in today's episode, a man was arrested for two murders just days before his wedding. >> now his fiancee is facing charges of a sensory. >> did she help uncover the crime? that is on dr. phil at 10:00. mom, i invited justin over for lunch.
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at&t. ♪ >> welcome back. be top stores were following at this hour. a bomb threat at uc-berkeley building and emeryville. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news. the threat prompted an evacuation. they have bomb
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sniffing dogs. also prompting street closes in that area. >> the u.s. postal service says it will stop delivering mail on saturdays, but still deliver packages six days a week. an official announcement was made this morning. the cut will begin in august and would save about $2 billion annually. >> the boys out of america's national executive board had delayed a decision on whether to lift its longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders. the boy scout says the organization will take action on the resolution at its national meeting in may. >> bay area weather and traffic watching a hot spot in the span with george. >> a persistent high spot of interstate 680 in walnut creek out concord, pleasant hill a new accident. this is the third of the morning in the fourth incident to tie up the ride here. once again we are backing up on 242 toward high way 4. the same
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is true on 680 southbound back up toward highway 4 which would be a 6/7 minute drive. an 18 minute trip in the southbound direction. >> conditions good on the bridges. >> not much of a back up at the bay bridge westbound. 9- 11 minutes commute time. >> the san mateo bridge is at an 11 minute commute. there were problems earlier this morning on 92 but the bridge itself has been problem free. >> the golden gate bridge is problem free right now we are experiencing the peak of traffic flow in his luggage from just before the south tower just past the toll plaza. >> a check of the weather his >her here is erica. >> it is sunny with blue skies not much cloud cover. it is cold. vallejo at 35. upper '30's some of the
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delta. 44 in antioch. 46 in san francisco. into the afternoon could be a couple of degrees warmer. sunny skies ahead of us. upper 50s in the south bay. temperatures around average. campbell 58. 574 sunnyvale. east bay similar story. walnut creek close to 60. 58 in concord. >> off downtown san francisco checking in at 56. 574 san raphael and petaluma. >> not bad of an afternoon. we have the changes. satellite and radar tells the story. it is clear at this drive over the bay area now. >> a cold front will drop down dragging from north to south. this will bring light rain and cool air to the area. the potential exists for a pop up thunderstorm or hail over the coastal waters. not much rain
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associated with the system. >> futurecast 47 4:07 a.m. it is running along the coast and for the north bay and ride around the heart of the bay. this rain will be like in nature we have not seen it for quite some time. it could be difficult on the roadways. 2:00 p.m. a dry break for the northern half of the bay area. the rate shifts east into our south. lingering into the overnight hours. we keep showers along the coast waking up 7:00 a.m. friday morning. overall maybe two tenths of an inch of rain expected out of the system. >> this could be shaping up to be the driest start of the year on record so far. it depends. >> saturday and sunday dry temperatures in the low 60s as we start the next work week. >> and lows temperatures down to the freezing mark. >> thank you erica. under
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legislation proposed by the mayor, thousands of san francisco property owners would be forced to retrofit older structures vulnerable to earthquakes. >> off the city has identified more than 4500 buildings that need retrofit staff and a voluntary program has not worked. >> it would cost a property owner 60,000 to 130,000 each for seismic upgrades. >> pootify is predicting was going to win the gramm is based on what you're listening to. >> ♪ deejay you are the artists in residence in the spotify.
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>> i am going out to explain how incredible it is. >> spotify is 20 million sauce over 300,000 labels. -- 20 million songs. >> this is kind of like ito's you can download songs for free. >> let us talk grammy predictions who is going to win album of the year. >> ♪ spotify predicts to other salts will take home awards. >> call me maybe for best
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the cat is literally out of the bag. toy company hasbro has announced changes to the monopoly game tokens. they will eliminate the iron token and add a cat piece. fans were able to vote between the ira, shoe and a wheelbarrow and on line contest. is the first time the fans were able to weigh in on changes to the game tokens. >>--fans were able to vote between the iron shoe and wheelbarrow. the being still ahead on the kron 4 morning news at 9. we're monitoring the situation in emeryville
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where a bomb threat at uc- berkeley building props and evacuation. >> if we are live on the scene. >> said of say firefighters are on the scene at what they originally called in as a hazmat scare. will have details on that story. and changes are coming to the bay area weather and live look outside at our mount tam cam will be right back.
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the postal service will and saturday deliveries in august. post office says that are now open on saturdays will remain open. and packages will still be delivered on saturdays. the move is an all-saving about 2 million gal. a year. we have a lack of local reaction from this morning's announcement. san diego to get your mail and at your mail function way how it is really important.
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>> package delivery has increased by 14 percent since 2010. the delivery of letters and other male has declined with the increasing use of mickey mail and other internet usedemail and internet. >> next on kron 4 morning news. we have new information just into kron 4 bought a deadly tour bus crash in southern california. james has the latest from the nose room. a troubled goes off the road. the truck was seen and dangling off the highway. we will learn new details about the crash. and we will also
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continue to monitor our break the news story out emeryville. this video coming from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. >> we will be right back.
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they people that wthe eighth pef the driver of the pickup truck that was struck by the bus perry ed he died just after 630 this morning perry ed state and federal officials are continuing to investigate the breaks of the bus as they try to figure out why the driver lost control of the two-lane highway near yucaipa and slammed into other vehicles. the bus was carrying 38 people from tijuana to big bear for a daylong snow trip. again, the death toll in that crash has now increased by one to a new total of eight people. >> we are also learning more
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about a truck crash. one person was killed this morning after a bakery truck was left dangling off the side of a highway overpass. the crash happened around 2:00 this morning in fort lauderdale, florida. off the truck went careening into a concrete wall. >> it took crews about 90 minutes to secure the truck and drag it back onto the road. the driver was rescued and taken to the hospital. a passenger was penned inside the truck and he died at the scene. >> new this morning, a powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake sets off a t sunami killing at least five people in a remote part of someone islands of this morning. it triggered evacuations across the south pacific as island nations issued a a google animation shows where the earthquake hit near the
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solomon islands. a tsunami about 5 ft. high has been measured in the area. a usunami warning is in affect for the solomon islands, but that one was just cancel elsewhere in the south pacific. no threat to the hawaiian islands, alaska or the west coast. >> we will be right back.
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>> we are watching today's winners and losers. >> zynga is a company that i do not care much for. it is kind of silly. they became in the news with a expected earnings. city danville-fast that wanted to get away from facebook. the problem is that the world is small and away from the desk top and they are moving towards a phones. they do not have a way to recruit gamers. they do not have any market where you when i could say hey let's play with our friends.
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>> so face the problem is a good problem. >> the stocks have gone from 2 to 3. this is just a matter of perspective. >> let's talk about home depot. they are expected to hire about 80,000 new workers. >> i know that i want to fertilize soil they are going to hire 80,000 plus workers. they stated that people can apply online. i know this is not the best job in the world but it is a job. if you are unemploye will be your first cut into getting a career going perry e. >>
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>> this space for ever alike face book where you are like hail look at the dinner that i just ate. this is gone the next day the new feed fit filters it down. they're trying to get an evaluation this is one of the things from that everyone will want to do perry ed you will get burned in the first year. after that it will be very interesting. for let's go to
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live your e-mail. >> will star wars movies helped disney alpire out? >> yes. disney is so much more than star wars. they will do individual stand alone. this has a lot of people freaked out. they are espn. they stated that will raise prices on espn. they do have their theme park or not you can get this rest bracelet and if your child is lost in the wrist bracelet will find your trial. there are so many things involved with disney.
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>> if you have a question for rob you can enter it on our facebook page and to have him answer it for you. >> this is probably a different picture tomorrow perry ed >> there are some big changes that are coming. we do have clear skies and loss of sunshine. it is not call this morning and this afternoon will not have a whole lot a warming. we will have big changes that are coming through for tomorrow. the conditions are mostly sunday and you still will need your jacket or your sweater. showers are likely for tomorrow. beyond that we are looking at some showers mainly for friday morning. they will be isolated. the
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weekend will be warmer and it will fill brisket times. temperatures right now are 49 degrees in oakland and 48 degrees in san francisco. all of us are in the 40's in the greater bay area. satellite and radar shows that we do have clear skies in control. we will see some more strands of showers for tomorrow. i do want to spend some time on your future forecast. starting tomorrow morning you can see the green on your screen that means a that will be light rain that will be coming in. by 8:00 a.m. we will see a lot phillip and perry ed everyone will see in the grain and pretty much we will see the showers. by 11:00 a.m. it
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will start to move out. by 2:00 a.m. tomorrow we will be out of the rain and it will just bear few spots. we will see mostly of the come through for tomorrow morning and early afternoon. tomorrows evening commute will show that we will be dry and this is not a big rainmaker. >> your eyes for today will be on the cool side but this is seasonal perry ed it will be 60 degrees for santa rosa and pleasanton. it will
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be upper 50s for livermore. here is your 7 day around the bay forecast. we will have changes for tomorrow friday we may only see showers for the morning hour. saturday and sunday will be on a brisk side. here is george with your traffic. >> we will now go back to the snow bomb report first. there is no fresh powder to a record. it is 32 to 89 in. for north star. the time now is 9:22 a.m.. >> we have been tracking hot spots and we are no longer having this. things are starting to settle down. the bay bridge and the westbound traffic is still very light with no delays. it is a little sluggish, upper deck. it is an 11 minute drive time across the san mateo bridge. the golden gate
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bridge ride is also passed the peak so it is mauve conditions. as we track what has been slow traffic on 680 is no longer jammed all the way from highway 4. your drive time is 18 minutes from hercules to berkeley. the south bay freeway has been cleared out and there's still a little bit pockets of slow traffic. the north bay ride is still backed hundred 30 minutes. >> there were persistent the latest this morning for the a's trainer. caltran did have some problems in the southbound direction but they no longer have these problems. we will take a quick break and we will have more on we return.
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>> welcome back. if you think that you are already paying a lot for your smart phone data plans, and get ready for it to go up! a new report by cisco predicts monthly bills will be about $40 higher by 2017. if you can blame it on foresheet. americans are expected to use a 6.2 gb of data per month by then. that is eight times more than today. the report also predicts that connection speeds will be three times faster in 2017 than they are today. >> still ahead. our break the new story. a bomb threat in emeryville. this is a live picture. we will have new details in just a minute.
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>> welcome back. the time now is 9:30 a.m.. we
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continue to follow our developing news story out of emeryville. there was a bomb threat made at the ace uc buildingacu building. we now understand there has been a second building that has been evacuate it perry ed we will now go to our solo reporter jackies sizzle for the latest period >> we know that inside this building where the evacuation was initiated at about 7:00. there was some sort of bomb threat that was made to this office building. this is occupied by the lawrence berkeley lab. you concede that this video from earlier this morning showed some balks there were going around the building trying to sniff and find any thing. they stated
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that this entire building was in backed away and there weal street closures perry e. the good news is that l street is still open. they stated that they cannot tell us the nature of the threat of that it was a bomb perry ed >> when i came back out here within the last segment as a second office building was evacuate it as well perry at this also has been evacuated you can see all the people that were inside this building are now standing outside. i walked over just a few minutes ago justice see what they were told. they told me that they were not told anything that they were just told that they had to leave. they stated that they were told the something was potentially dangerous inside the building.
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>> i did have a chance to talk with the emeryville police officer and he talked about some of the closures around the perimeter of the building and about the investigation. >> right now, paupowell is close. they have a lot of dogs that are working. there are at least 5 or 6 adults that are out.dogs that ar out. >> i have no idea what they do inside of this lab but as we get more information which will pass along to you perry ed >> it makes you wonder
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jacket, that we have not seen anything being detonated. have they found anything yet? >> it is hard to stay tail and daria. we are all on the outside and we are very close to the building. i can't tell you that the lab itself was not occupied at the time the threat came man. the workers from the lab had not given a ride to work yet. that was the good news because they did not have to get any of them out of the building. i arrived here about 715 to 7:20 a.m. this morning. it has only been in the last hour that you started sing them close industries. >> there is a lot of sunshine from our mountain
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cam. >> we are looking at some sunny skies for the rest of today and it will be on the cool side. tomorrow we do have changes with urain perry ed it will not be a lot of moisture. it will not be a lot and the weekend will be sunny and breezy. >> as we are taken a look get the ride on 1 01 through marin county where it is still uneasy commuted the southbound direction. we're not tracking any thing in the weather delays. the drive time is just that 29 minutes. here is a quick bread check for you. you will see that easy traffic is all one through the toll plaza. the drive time is
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back to 11 minutes for the westbound direction. your ride of the golden gate bridge has moved conditions and they're adding a third lane likely before this hour is over. >> until this morning, the financially struggling u.s. postal service says that they plan to stop delivering mail on saturdays, but that will continue to deliver packages six days a week. the announcement came down this morning. the move would take effect in august and it means a cost saving of about $2 billion annually. here is the postmaster general. >> today we are moving for with the change in our deliveries. our new delivery schedule will save $2 billion. it will be very profitable perry ed beginning the week of august
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6, 2013 the postal service delivery schedule just the six days of package deliveries and five days for mail delivery. this is a new approach that we have been looking at to for the past years. our new approach is based on cuts that were implemented. this tripreflects a strong demand for packages that are delivered on saturday. >> the financial crisis at the post office was actually created by congress. they passed a bill in 2006 which forced them to refund the retirement benefits of future retirees. this is something that no other government agencies and very few businesses even do. it is costing the post office
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by $0.5 billion a year. >> a program reminder, after the kron 4 morning news you could catch dr. phil at 10:00. in today's episode, a man was arrested for two murders just days before his wedding. now his fiancee is facing charges of assessor rate. did she help him cover up the crime? that is on dr. phil at 10:00 a.m. perry ed
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>> welcome back the time is 9:40 a.m.. and arizona couple's canoe ride off of mali turns into a train they will never forget perry ed a. men, his girlfriend and a couple of his friends paddled a few hundred yards offshore when suddenly a humpback whale came out of nowhere and bumped into their canoe. this is one way for you to talk to someone about which you had. >> they are the most feared
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predators' in the ocean. but the state thinks that the great white sharks might need a little protection of their own. california's fish and game commission will consider today whether to advance the candidacy of the sharks to the california endangered species list. if approved, the giants sharks will be protected for a year dorn review. state studies estimate that the number of the sharks is that 220. their main cause of death is fishing nets. >> we will be rare bacteriright
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>> welcome back the time is 9:44 a.m.. the top stories we are following at this hour. a bomb threat at a uc berkeley building in emeryville. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news.
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the bomb threat prompted an evacuation. >> the u.s. postal service said that they will start delivering mail on saturdays, but they will still deliver packages six days a week. >> the boy scouts of america national executive board has delayed a decision on whether to lift its longstanding ban on gays dallas and leaders. the boy scouts say that the organization will take action on the resolution at its national meeting in may. >> the temperatures right now are still on the cool side we have 49 degrees right now in downtown san francisco. it is 49 degrees over and richmond. redwood city is coming in the 40's. for today you can expect a loss of sunshine but it will be cool perry ed this evening we will start to see the changes with the clouds and rain. we do have the
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clouds that are off to the coast. we will see cloudy conditions and then potentially showers for early to maurer morning. >> your future cast 4 stay said in the heart of the morning commute we will have rain. the green indicates in the light rain and this is definitely in the north bay. by 8:00 a.m. it will be in the heart of the bay and it will flow to the south through the 9:00 a.m. our perry ed by 11:00 a.m. we will still see some lingering showers for the san francisco area but the most of it will be in the south perry ed by 2:00 p.m. we will still have some lingering showers but it will be some cloudy conditions that was the crown. tomorrow my we may still see some showers. there are only expected to be isolated. >> you can see that it is
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not a big rainmaker and we are not expecting this to be large. friday morning we may see a number range of showers. my friday afternoon we will see that the clouds will clear out and we will see the breezy conditions and it will be even cooler on friday. >> it is 56 degrees expected for san francisco. it is 59 degrees for oakland and upper 50s for san jose. santa rosa will be at 60 degrees. here is your kron 47 day around the bay. it will be cooler for the next couple of days and the showers are likely for thursday especially for the morning commute. friday may have rain just in the morning. the winds will kick can through the weekend for saturday and sunday. the temperatures will be in the mid-50s by saturday. the
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time now is 9:48 a.m.. >> gains have wind down and we are not looking at any hot spots through the bridges. the bay bridge toll plaza is a around 11 minutes from the macarthur mayes. there is slow traffic through the island in san francisco. commute is now 11 minutes across the san mateo bridge. the golden gate bridge was anticipating to open up their third lane early and indeed they have. the bridge is now split for midday configuration. they have three lanes in each direction. >> paul street is open past hollis, so this is good news. it was a hot spot earlier. it will be slow at
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the 101 entered change because it is normally like this all the time. it is solid 26 minute ride from the golden gate bridge. >> you may have to get us up as a gas prices continue to rise.te average right now sitting at $3.95. all around the bay area, prices are also continuing to rise. in san francisco gas is up a penny from yesterday. there at $3.94 a gallon. across the bay in oakland they are at $3.88. that is up 3¢ from yesterday. and san jose, the average price is $3.89 for a reg'lar gallon of gas. >> so what can you do to get
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the most out of your pricy a tank of gas? >> do not do 80 mi. per hour. it is the legal in most areas. your car has to burn more fuel when you are at a higher speed. you need to get pumped. some people are driving on bed tires. if you get your car some good tires that will save you a lot of gas. make sure that your wheels are aligned properly. this will save you on gas and tires because your id will not have to work so fast. you also need to clean out your trunk. you should not have a lot of stuff in your car because it weighs your car and slows it down. make sure that your spare tire is the heaviest in the to keep in the back of your car. or, use a small that out. you should not be
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accelerating a lot. you should keep a steady speed a lot. resting your foot on the pedal can injure everything. you should also shut your car often do not let it i know. power your car down and that will keep the cost and your wallet build up. >> san francisco police are going to provide an update on the investigation into the high profile disappearance of the 10 year old kevin collins in 1984. a >> conference with police chief greg suhr is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.. we will carry this for you live on our 24-7 news channel, comcast 193. police searched a home near san francisco's hyatt has ashbury district last week in connection with the
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>> will want to give you an update out of emeryville were to office buildings have been the back to waited due to a bomb threat. >> will go live with jackie who is at the scene. >> there is a lot of activity that is live outside of the building and we do not know what is going on in the inside. about 7:00 a.m. this morning there was a bomb threat and we know that two floors were occupied by the lawrence berkeley lab. apparently, this is where this threat was made. i can tell you that the perimeter of the building is surrounded by emeryville police. if they have several street closures around the area perry ed this is where the university of california police department have issued that dogs are on the scene sniffing for evidence.
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the entire building was evacuated once the threats came man. it is pretty much corn dogs and a second building on the other side has also been evacuated. there are about 100 people outside. we are waiting for new informational about the store. >> ever 1, outside our kron but just waiting to see when they can be let back then. >> they stated that they are not able to tell us what they have found and they evacuate it is building about 25 minutes ago. about a hundred of the employee is are standing out here in the parking lot. the amtrak station is right here. as i stated you concede-standing of 59 straight and this is one block to the left and
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this is where paul street is located. they have all the industry back up. is only about 2 300 yds off. depending on how serious they consider this history may be affected as some point. on the other side of this building there is a gas station and there is powell street. >> we will get more information to you when it comes out. >> that is it for this morning we will see you back here to mark. dr. phil is next.